Five Top-10 Finishes for the Huskies.
Third Varsity 8+ Earns Second; Second Varsity 8+ Places Third
Third Varsity 4+ with Bronze Medal Finish
Varsity 8+ Claims Irving-Christensen Cup
Some Saturday Races Postponed to Sunday Due to Wind
AT UCONN: Is in her third year as a member of the team.
FALL 2016: Competed as stroke of the Open Eight ‘C’ and Open Four ‘D’ at the Head of the Riverfront, and stroke of the Club Eight ‘B’ at the Head of the Schuylkill.
2015-16: Competed as a member of the Second Varsity Four; finished the season as stroke at the American Athletic Conference Championship. In the fall, competed as stroke of the Open Eight ‘C’ at the Head of the Riverfront and the Club Eight ‘B’ at the Head of the Schuylkill.
2014-15: Competed as a member of the Third Varsity Four; finished the season in the stroke seat of the Third Varsity Four that placed third at the American Athletic Conference Championship. In the fall, competed as stroke of the Novice Eight that won and six seat of the Varsity Eight ‘D’ at the Head of the Riverfront, and two seat of the Novice Eight ‘A’ that won the Head of the Schuylkill.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Shrewsbury High School … earned eight varsity letters as a member of the rowing team, won silver medal at the 2014 Massachusetts Public Championships, team MVP, Coaches Award recipient and was team captain … member of the basketball team … honor roll student … National Honor Society member.
PERSONAL: Sara Michelle Nelson … Environmental Engineering major … born on June 29, 1995 … Daughter of Michael and Dawn Nelson … Has two sisters, Elisabeth and Jenna, and one brother, Matthew.
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